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Blackwater Draw Museum- MOVED

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Family visit

For what it is, it is good. They cram a lot in a small place. Be prepared to take in a bunch of... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Chandra T
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Clovis man

Many people don't realize the Clovis man history but it's fascinating. The dig site is something... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Karyn E
Clovis, New Mexico
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42987 Highway 70, Eastern New Mexico University, Clovis, NM 88130
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

I was told this was a very large museum that was moved from clovis,NM to the campus of E NMU. However, once we got there found out this is a very small place. Some mammoth items. If you are going to Portales,Nm it will be...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

For what it is, it is good. They cram a lot in a small place. Be prepared to take in a bunch of stuff! We enjoyed it. Seeing the mammoth was the highlight of the tour. The Indian relics were neat to look at.

1  Thank Chandra T
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Many people don't realize the Clovis man history but it's fascinating. The dig site is something with experiencing.

Thank Karyn E
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I had never made the link in my mind between Clovis man in the history of America, and Clovis, New Mexico where I was visiting the Cannon AFB. What a wonderful find.

1  Thank TR3B-1962
Reviewed September 21, 2016

This small, obscure museum sites unsuspectingly in little more than a highway rest area. One may not even realize what it is but the history of North American and human migration is undisputed. This one site alone has evidence for the human inhabitants of North...More

3  Thank thomtrue
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Between Clovis and Portales sits this small museum about the history of the area including Clovis man and mammoths. It's simple enough and cheap enough to take the children and not blow your budget.

1  Thank gracee61
Reviewed March 9, 2016

March 8, 2016 Website was confusing, but we we entered this museum into our GPS and a couple of locations came up. Since it is associated with the campus of Eastern New Mexico University we went to the one that appeared to be on campus....More

5  Thank dennis w
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Very educational. Lots of good information and interesting displays. Fossils you can actually touch. And the video is worth the watch.

Thank Erica Y
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Lots of artifacts and history for the "Clovis" people. Many human remains along with remains of a mammoth. The Blackwater Draw Site is included with the ticket to the museum and you must see both. The site offers a few walking trails and has an...More

1  Thank Merovingians
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Interesting displays on the Blackwater dig. Mammoth bones that you can actually touch. A few large displays and many small exhibits. Twenty six video on Gault dig site in central Texas.

Thank James A
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